Tina Marie Tillett

August 25, 1966 – March 23, 2023 MANTEO — Tina Marie (Ellinwood) Tillet, 56, of Manteo, NC, passed away Thursday, March 23, 2023, after an extended illness. She was born on August 25, 1966, in Findlay, Ohio to the late Jack D. and Winifred J. Ellinwood. Also preceding Tina in death was her sister Doreen […]

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Wiley Dwight Hooper II

November 26, 1955 – March 14, 2023 KITTY HAWK — Wiley “Buddy” Dwight Hooper II, 67, of Kitty Hawk, NC died unexpectedly on Tuesday, March 14, 2023, at ECU Health Roanoke-Chowan Hospital in Ahoskie, NC. from complications of pneumonia. Born in Norfolk, VA on November 26, 1955, he was the son of the late Phyllis […]

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Meet the Outer Banks SPCA Pet of the Week Mr. T

Meet the Outer Banks SPCA pet of the week, Mr. T, courtesy of their latest video produced by Dare County’s CURRENT TV. For more information on Mr. T, and the many other Outer Banks pets currently up for adoption, visit the Outer Banks SPCA website at https://www.obxspca.org/, or their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/obxspca/

Dare County Transportation System announces purchase of three new transportation vehicles

The Dare County Transportation System—which provides curb-to-curb, ride-by-appointment transportation services to residents and visitors of the Dare County community—has announced the purchase of three new vehicles that were recently added to its fleet. The new vehicles, which arrived in Dare County earlier this month, are 2022 Ford X2C eight-passenger transit vans equipped with wheelchair lifts […]

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Ruth Lowman Lanyon

January 26, 1932 – March 20, 2023 MANTEO — Ruth Lowman Lanyon, 91, of Manteo, NC, formerly of Norwalk, CT passed away peacefully on March 20, 2023, at ECU Health Medical Center in Greenville, NC. Born on January 26, 1932, in Indiana, PA, she was the daughter of the late Kathryn R. Lowman and Blair […]

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Mark William Ferdinandsen

June 16, 1951 – March 24, 2023 MANTEO — Mark “Ferdi” William Ferdinandsen, a loving husband, father, grandfather, son, brother, and friend, passed away peacefully on March 24, 2023, in Manteo, North Carolina. Born on June 16, 1951, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Mark brought joy, love, laughter, and wisdom to everyone he encountered. Mark is survived […]

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Ocracoke Scotch bonnet breaks state record

A Scotch bonnet found by an Ocracoke resident broke the state record Friday night during the North Carolina Shell Club’s spring meeting on Ocracoke. Islander Felicity Gage is an avid beach walker and brought three large Scotch bonnets to the meeting for official measurement. One of hers measured 91.35 millimeters, which beat the previous record […]

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“Stoney” Merritt Calvin Stone

October 31, 1949 – February 16, 2023 “Stoney” Merritt Calvin Stone passed away unexpectedly on February 16th while doing one of his favorite things—traveling and spending time with his beautiful wife and best friend, Carol, and his beloved dogs, Billy and Charlie. Stoney is survived by his wife Carol Abbey Stone, his sons, Danny and […]

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